Dec 25, 2012 7:00am PST
, 43-year-old michael ciporrani and 25-year-old, tomascz chip chip. the shooter, william spengler set the home ablaze and took his own life shooting himself in the head. spengler was no stranger to law enforcement. he served 16 years for a conviction of manslaughter beating his grandmother to death. as a ex-con, spengler was not permitted to have weapons. >> spengler was a convicted felon. he is not allowed to poe -- possess weapons. so did he legally possess the weapons? no. we've had all kinds of weapons larcenies in town and around the county and wayne county as of late so i don't know where those weapons came from but we'll certainly find out. >> reporter: why spengler went on the rampage there is still known motive. when the mother died two months ago, obit irwary asked for donations to the west webster fire department and that is who responded to the fire. he had a strained relationship with his sister. the massive fire that left seven homes destroyed made it difficult to search for what might be additional victims. jamie, it is possible we might learn more defails in the next f
Dec 26, 2012 3:00am PST
in that community and elsewhere outraged. attorney and policy advisor michael barns joins me from washington to explain. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> gretchen: first of all, is this even legal for a newspaper to -- i know it's legal for them to get the public record information of who is license to do own a gun, but is it legal for them to post it for everybody else to see? >> the newspaper has the legal right to do so, but that doesn't mean that it is right to do so. in fact, i think that the newspaper's actions were very divisive as part of this community and also dangerous. publication of these names and addresses of individuals who possess guns gives them a list to any criminal of the houses who have guns in case they want to find a low security environment in which to go and steal weapons. new york has a problem with terrorist cells. so we also know which houses don't have guns. this is a severe danger to the community that this newspaper has brought about. >> gretchen: like i'm thinking, let's say now that somebody goes to rob one of these homes that they know they don't ha
Dec 25, 2012 3:00am PST
. michael tomero from fox light. spending his christmas however. rick: yeah. clayton: he is watching "fox and friends" on his plane in the vacation. ainsley: that is awesome. rick: can't figure out what we're doing. ainsley: clayton is scratching his neck. clayton: got a rash. rick: thanks a lot. ainsley: thanks for everything you do for us. get this, travel safely. clayton: thanks, michael. we want to check in with santa. he has been here all morning long after the long night of delivering gifts to all the sweet little boys and girls and how are you holding up this morning, santa? >> i'm doing very well. but i'm ready for that rest. clayton: you have 30 minutes left of our show answering e-mails and tweets from viewers around the country and around the world. steve wants to know, he tweeted, what is the top speed for your sleigh? get up to what mach-1, mach-2? >> probably a mach-2, 3. i'm moving pretty quick. those reindeer are fast. to all the houses. rick: an e-mail from tom. does mrs. claus go with you on the sleigh or help you with the toys? >> mrs. klaus has gone a couple of times.
Dec 24, 2012 3:00am PST
delivered to kids toys. he is called santa claus. political consultant michael turned santa claus. thanks for coming in here. first of all tell me about your mom. she was the inspiration behind the story. >> yes, thank you. this is all due to my mom elane, the most wonderful woman in the world. mom, i love you and everybody if you want, you can thank my mom, to thank me for my mom. she instilled christmas spirit in me and i am glad to bring it to the world. >> rick: when sandy happened, a lot of people didn't expect us to be talking about the impacts of the storm. you are seeing it and what is it like there now for people here in this christmas? >> surprisingly enough. you can still see a lot of suffering going on and a lot of people are squatting in other people's homes and living without power and debris scattered everywhere. i would lick to mobilize more volunteers to get out there and clean up the debris and cleep up the mold and so they can rebuild. >> rick: a lot of people give, and it is great when people give gifts and toys for tots, but you happening it is important that they see